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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's diverse landsape makes for a unique selection events suitable for the whole family. With a national park, three cities and miles of coastline, there's bound to be something for you within hundreds of event listings. 

What's on in Hampshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Hampshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. Hampshire's fertile rural landscape means that food and drink plays a big part in the county's event calendar with local produce championed and enjoyed through Farmers' Markets, beer festivals, celebrity visits and plenty of tasting opportunities!

From an aviation hub in Farnborough, to the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu and nautical links with the Solent and Isle of Wight, specialist transport events are big in Hampshire and are a great reason for a day trip or weekend break.

If you're looking for what's on in Hampshire on a rainy day, there's a selection of theatres with a calendar of events featuring comedy, concerts, musicals and plays.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Hampshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Hampshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Hampshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Events Series

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    Type:

    Talks

    Hook

    The Assembly at Heckfield Place is an independent event series that promises to be a year-long cultural programme for curious minds.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Sept 2018to31 Dec 2019
  2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 Year Exhibition at Beaulieu

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    To celebrate the golden half century of one of the world’s favourite films Beaulieu is to launch its Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition which can be seen in the National Motor Museum from Saturday 20th October 2018. The exhibition will tell…

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to20 Oct 2019
  3. Great Run Local Portsmouth

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    Type:

    Run / Rally

    Hilsea, Portsmouth

    Join in Portsmouth's latest weekly running event, the Great Run Local.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  4. Southamptons Western Walls and Vaults Walk

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Southampton

    Guided Tours of the Southampton's historic old town take place throughout the year, commencing from the south side of the Bargate near the entrance to the Bargate Shopping Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  5. Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities

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    Type:

    Water Based Activities

    Beaulieu

    Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities are great for those looking for a good amount of time out on the water. You can choose from either stable 'Canadian style' canoes or touring kayaks for your session. You can let them know beforehand…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Mar 2019to25 Oct 2019
  6. Curious About Southampton

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    Type:

    Tour

    Town Quay, Southampton

    Have fun discovering Southampton with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Southampton? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Curious About Winchester

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    Type:

    Tour

    The Close, Winchester

    Have fun discovering Winchester with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Winchester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Curious About Portsmouth

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    Type:

    Tour

    The Hard, Portsmouth

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Portsmouth with two unique, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Portsmouth? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to21 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. BRICKOSAURS! at Marwell Zoo

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Winchester

    BRICKOSAURS! A world-first collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs is coming to Marwell Zoo in 2019. Marwell Zoo will become the first attraction in the world to host a collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs. BRICKOSAURS, a prehistoric…

    Dates

    From:
    5 Apr 2019to1 Sept 2019
  10. Longstock Park Water Garden Open Days

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    Type:

    Gardens

    Stockbridge

    A delightful day out at Longstock Park Water Gardens, a hidden-gem of a garden with charming and well designed features. Come and explore the private garden with its extensive range of plants and trees.

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2019to15 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  11. The Nature of Friendship

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    High Street, Selborne

    Edward Lear (1812-1888), the famous nonsense poet and painter, enjoyed a fifty-year friendship with Thomas Bell (1792-1880), one of the leading zoologists of the Victorian era. Bell lived for many years in Gilbert White's former home at Selborne,…

    Dates

    From:
    7 May 2019to31 Aug 2019Open 10:30 - 17:00
  12. Sunset Sundays at Emirates Spinnaker Tower

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    Type:

    Food

    Portsmouth

    Raise a glass 100 metres above sea level while enjoying a panoramic view of the sunset over Portsmouth Harbour at Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Sunset Sundays events offer live music and a sky-high pop-up bar serving wines, beers and spirits including…

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2019to4 Aug 2019Various Opening Times
  13. The Many Faces of Tudor England

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Portsmouth

    Tudor England - As you never expected it!
    Just who crewed the Mary Rose?
    Discover a whole new view of Henry VIII's navy with our exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical research to show us who really crewed the Mary Rose.…

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  14. Shipwreck Explorers at The Mary Rose

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Portsmouth

    Starting this May half term, prepare for adventure and join the Shipwreck Explorers when you arrive at The Mary Rose in Portsmouth!

    The Mary Rose invites families with young children to experience her story with the launch of a new interactive…

    Dates

    From:
    24 May 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Evening Paddle to the Pub with New Forest Activities

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    Type:

    Water Based Activities

    Beaulieu

    Enjoy a relaxing evening paddle to the pub on the fabulous Beaulieu River with New Forest Activities. You'll start at their canoeing site at Baileys Hard, spend 90 minutes paddling along the river to finish at the Master Builder's pub where you can…

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2019to25 Aug 2019Open 17:30 - 19:00
  16. I Grew Up 80s

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Basingstoke

    Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s! The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery will give an entire generation a chance to wallow in 80s nostalgia…

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to14 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare Curates the Arts Council Collection

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Southampton

    Criminal Ornamentation brings together over 80 works by a number of celebrated artists, selected and curated by Yinka Shonibare CBE.

    Reflective of Yinka's own practice, this exhibition explores the cultural and social dimensions of the use of…

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2019to31 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 15:00
  18. Hampshire Food Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Rownhams, Southampton

    Wander through vines, explore the lavender fields, tour breweries and get hands on in the kitchen. All this and more is happening across the county as part of July’s month-long Hampshire Food Festival organised by local food group, Hampshire Fare.

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2019to30 July 2019
  19. Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Jewry Street, Winchester

    The UK premiere of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: A Different View at The Gallery and City Space in Winchester Discovery Centre allows unprecedented closeness to the magnificent works of Michelangelo which adorn the chapel ceiling, normally 22…

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2019to29 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 15:00
  20. Petersfield Shakespeare Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Church Road, Petersfield

    The annual summer Petersfield Shakespeare Festival is dedicated to performing entertaining and accessible Shakespeare in a unique and enchanting open-air setting. This year the Festival will run from 12th - 28th July and they present The Comedy of…

    Dates

    From:
    12 July 2019to28 July 2019Open 18:00 - 23:00

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